Eight Bytes
Eight Bytes

Eight Bytes

I repeatedly fix what you repeatedly break. If you think about it, I'm just a rather inefficient method of turning coffee into stack overflows and downtime.


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Subverting the JEP's Paywall

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Like many newspapers, the JEP has begun implementing a paywall for all articles on its site. It's not complete yet, so for now they are not requiring a paid account, however plan on launching in early March. Their new site, launched late last year, is built on…

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The Demise of Pentagon

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The idea for Pentagon started back in 2014, when I was building an online VPN service. I wanted an easy method to bill people using cryptocurrencies, however could find nothing that could be justified as easy. The issues with existing services differed from pr…

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SMS Spoofing with Alphatag

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While looking for SMS gateways for Pentagon, I stumbled across Clockwork, a very simple SMS gateway with a HTTP/XML API. It's pretty cool actually, and works very well. While reading their documentation, I stumbled across a paramater in their XML docs, which i…

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Building Park in Jersey

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First of all, let me start off by saying that I hate WordPress. With passion. I don't hate it for what it is, I hate it for what it has become. WordPress used to be an incredibly simple and content centred blogging platform. After announcing version 4.1.1 in e…

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An Introduction

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Who am I? My name is Benedict Lewis (@BenedictLewis), sometimes referred to as 0x62. I was born in 1998, which makes me loading seconds old. I'm a developer at heart, but currently trapped inside the body of a teenager currently taking my A Levels at Hautlieu.…